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[texts]Evaluating Community Efforts To Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases - Division of Chronic Disease Control and Community Intervention;Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development

Keywords: EVALUATION; CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Downloads: 102
[texts]Strengthening America's Families: Model Family Programs for Substance Abuse and Delinquency Prevention - Alvarado, R.;Kumpfer, K. L.;Kendall, K.;Beesley, S.;Lee-Cavaness, C. (editors)

Keywords: SUBSTANCE ABUSE; TREATMENT; PREVENTION; MODELS; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Downloads: 18
[texts]Preventing HIV Infection Among Youth - U.S Department of Health and Human Services, National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

Keywords: HEALTH STATISTICS; ADOLESCENTS; HIV INFECTION; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Downloads: 134
[texts]ERIC ED254782: Jail Removal Cost Study. Volume 2. - ERIC
This second volume of the jail removal cost study provides a detailed report of the study findings which examine the costs, experiences, and ramifications of removing children from adult jails and lockups. The foreword supplies background information and hypothetical removal cost estimates. The approach used to conduct the jail removal cost study is described. The next section reviews information on the costs of alternatives to the placement of juveniles in jail...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Community Programs; Cost Estimates; Delinquency; Residential Care
[texts]Outreach Profiles on Latino-Hispanic Rural Health - Office of Rural Health Policy

Keywords: OUTREACH SERVICES; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; HISPANICS; MIGRANT HEALTH; BORDER HEALTH
Downloads: 43
[texts]ERIC ED201116: Status Offender Project: County Data Reports--Buncombe County. - ERIC
The first of three reports on a North Carolina project to help counties plan community based status offender programs describes a statewide needs assessment to collect information about the needs of status offenders and youth at risk of entering the juvenile justice system. A questionnaire covered situational and behavioral problems experienced along with questions on the intervention that would meet the specified needs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Intervention; Needs Assessment; Prevention; Program Development
[texts]Violence and Teen Pregnancy: A Resource Guide For MCH Practitioners - Guard, A.

Keywords: VIOLENCE; ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY; EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS; AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Downloads: 13
[texts]Federal Programs Guide, FY 2001: Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, Renewal Communities

Keywords: FUNDING SOURCES; GRANTSMANSHIP; FEDERAL PROGRAMS; HOUSING; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Downloads: 9
[texts]Materials on HIV Prevention Community Planning

Keywords: PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT; HIV INFECTION; AIDS; DISEASE PREVENTION; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Downloads: 27
[texts]Practical Lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development;U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Keywords: HEALTH CARE SERVICES; CASE STUDIES; HOUSING; HOMELESS; PREVENTION; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Downloads: 503
[texts]ERIC ED269159: Young and Old Together: A Resource Directory of Intergenerational Programs. - ERIC
Intended to help various segments of the community, including parents, senior citizens, local representatives of business and industry, retired teachers, and college students in the quest for quality schooling for all children, this directory contains information on intergenerational programs located throughout the state of California. Program listings are divided into four general categories: school-based, community/agency-based, employment-based, and child care programs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Cooperation; Community Programs; Day Care Centers; Educational Resources; Elementary Secondary Education; Financial Support; Intergenerational Programs; Older Adults; Program Descriptions; Public Agencies; School Community Programs; Youth
[texts]ERIC ED252481: A Guide to Intergenerational Programs. - ERIC
This report provides information on the content, impact, and characteristics of over 50 model intergenerational programs across the United States. It is organized along a continuum starting with programs involving the most physically capable and mobile persons and moving toward those in which the older person is in increasing need of support and service. The report provides (1) ideas for types of intergenerational programs that might be appropriate responses to local needs, (2) models of sound p...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aging Education; Annotated Bibliographies; Community Programs; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Models; Older Adults; Organizations (Groups); Program Descriptions; School Community Programs; Youth Programs
[texts]ERIC ED383901: Community Agency and School Collaboration: Going in with Your Eyes Open. - ERIC
Agency-school collaborations are examined from the point of view of the agency. The data for the analysis were gathered through interviews with staff people from six different community-based organizations in California, all of whom have experience working with schools and youth volunteers. The study found that there often are culture clashes between agencies and schools because they inhabit different worlds...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitudes; Community Programs; Cooperative Programs; High School Students; Institutional Cooperation; Program Development; Public Service; School Community Programs; Secondary Education; Service Learning; Voluntary Agencies; Volunteers
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED266594: Survey-Train-Place: Vocational Preparation for the Severely Handicapped Student. - ERIC
The paper reviews a community-oriented behavioral approach to vocational training and suggests behaviors to be acquired before handicapped students leave the public schools. The initial survey of the community is designed to identify possible community job placements and determine relevant vocational behaviors within each of the jobs. Survey methods include verbal reports and direct observations. The second section of the report focuses on training severely handicapped persons to become competen...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Modification; Community Programs; Education Work Relationship; Employment; Job Placement; Job Skills; Severe Disabilities
[texts]ERIC ED252000: Community and Family Living Amendments of 1983. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate. Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on S. 2053. - ERIC
These hearings address the Community and Family Living Amendments of 1983, which would phase out Medicaid reimbursement to large institutions serving the mentally retarded and redirect it to small community-based settings. Testimony and written statements regarding such a shift are presented from representatives of health and welfare associations, special schools, mental health agencies, community programs, state and federal agencies representing handicapped persons, advocacy and parent groups, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled); Federal Aid; Federal Legislation; Hearings; Mental Retardation; Public Policy
[texts]ERIC ED254020: Services for Mentally Retarded Persons: Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on Recommendations to Improve Services for Mentally Retarded Citizens (July 31, 1984). - ERIC
The proceedings of this 1984 hearing presents recommendations to improve services for mentally retarded citizens. A report on conditions in intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded is followed by statements of Senators L. Weicker, Jr., J. Randolph, and R. Stafford and by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (M. Heckler). Statements are also presented by the American Health Care Association, T...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled); Federal Legislation; Hearings; Mental Retardation; Residential Programs; Sheltered Workshops
[texts]ERIC ED254780: A Framework for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. A Technical Assistance Monograph. - ERIC
This technical assistance monograph is one in a series of three on juvenile justice and delinquency prevention prepared by the Formula Grants and Technical Assistance Division of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). It is designed to provide practical suggestions for developing and implementing programs to reduce juvenile crime and to cultivate partnerships with state and local agencies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Delinquency Prevention; Federal State Relationship; Financial Support; Guidelines; Technical Assistance
[texts]ERIC ED269376: Wellness: A Balanced Lifestyle. ERIC Digest 3. - ERIC
The concept of wellness is defined and the importance of establishing a healthy lifestyle is discussed. A description is given of the Rochester Institute of Technology Wellness Program, which is typical of the many current programs covering varying aspects of wellness. These programs are offered by private agencies, educational institutions, and communities. A description is also provided of wellness programs in the workplace...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Health Programs; Life Satisfaction; Program Development; Quality of Life; Well Being; Wellness
[texts]ERIC ED250897: Future of Institutional Services in Ohio: Do We Need to Plan for Institutional Services? Position Paper No. 1. - ERIC
The first of five papers written by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Planning Council's Deinstitutionalization Task Force Project, this document focuses on the role of institutional services. Following a brief summary of planning principles (least restrictive alternative, right to services, normalization, equal justice, respect for human dignity, and developmental orientation), the document reviews planning processes and strategies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled); Developmental Disabilities; Institutional Role; Planning; Program Development; Services
[texts]ERIC ED250599: Communities: What You Can Do about Drug and Alcohol Abuse. - ERIC
This booklet identifies four critical areas for alcohol and drug abuse prevention strategies: communities, parents and families, schools, and the workplace. Under each area, specific ideas for action and pertinent resource materials are described. The community strategies described include youth organizations, policies and laws, counseling, the Channel One process, health promotion, and use of the media and networking...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcoholism; Community Programs; Drug Abuse; Drug Education; Family Involvement; Networks; School Activities; Work Environment
[texts]ERIC ED259529: Emotional Disturbance and Juvenile Delinquency: Everyone's Problem Which Must Be Addressed through Interagency Cooperation. - ERIC
The paper describes Wisconsin's project STRIVE (Sheboygan Area Treatment for Reintegration Through Involvement in Vocation and Education) designed to serve emotionally disturbed juvenile delinquents. In this self-contained program, students receive instruction in academics, career development, appropriate behavior, and peer interaction. Interagency cooperation is stressed in a highly controlled setting that emphasizes caring, compassion, control, confrontation, and community...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agency Cooperation; Community Programs; Coordination; Delinquency; Emotional Disturbances; High Schools; Program Descriptions
[texts]ERIC ED307758: Psychotropic Medication and Community Integration: Implications for Service Providers. A Review of the Literature. - ERIC
The review of the literature examines issues concerned with the use of psychotropic medication by people with severe disabilities living in community settings. Data on prevalence of drug usage are provided and include that 54.3% of residents of community residences receive some type of prescribed medication, most of which are classified as psychotropic or psychoactive. A number of studies are reviewed which question the appropriateness of such massive use of medication...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Problems; Community Programs; Drug Therapy; Medical Services; Normalization (Handicapped); Severe Disabilities
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED350532: Accountability in Dispositions for Juvenile Drug Offenders. Monograph. - ERIC
Guidelines for the general development and implementation of accountability-based approaches for juvenile drug offenders are presented in this monograph. These topics are discussed: (1) the accountability approach; (2) the relevance of the accountability approach to drug offenders and its relationship to drug abuse treatment; (3) surveys of chief probation officers and court managers, focus groups of juvenile justice professionals, and interviews with directors of juvenile drug programs and comm...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Accountability; Community Programs; Courts; Criminals; Delinquent Rehabilitation; Juvenile Courts; Juvenile Justice
Downloads: 7
[texts]CSAP Communications Technical Assistance Bulletin: Urban Youth Public Education for the African American Community - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

Keywords: CULTURAL SENSITIVITY; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT; ADOLESCENTS; COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES; SUBSTANCE ABUSE; AFRICAN AMERICANS
Downloads: 46
[texts]ERIC ED307745: Resources on Supporting People with Extensive Health Needs in the Community. - ERIC
The document is intended to help states and local communities locate resources to support children and adults with extensive health needs in the community. An overview article, titled "Supporting People with Medical and Physical Needs in the Community," by Bonnie Shoultz and Julie Ann Racino, identifies principles for community integration, highlights best practices in this area, and examines selected issues based on literature and experience...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Health Services; Information Sources; Normalization (Handicapped); Physical Disabilities; Resources; Special Health Problems
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED288170: The Public Sector: A National Resource for Alcohol and Drug Treatment. - ERIC
Economic analysis of alcohol and drug treatment services usually focuses on understanding the private, profit-oriented, hospital-based setting. Professional publications of the alcoholism treatment field, as well as popular press and electronic media exposure, also focus heavily on the private system. Low cost, quality treatment services, however, are funded by all levels of government and are widely available...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcoholism; Community Programs; Drug Abuse; Drug Rehabilitation; Prevention; Public Agencies
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED297535: Annotated Bibliography on Community Integration for People with Severe Disabilities. - ERIC
The bibliography contains approximately 180 references dated from 1976 through 1986 concerning community integration for persons with severe disabilities. Output of computer searches of bibliographic data bases was evaluated according to the degree to which each item reflected principles of community integration. Usually provided for each citation are title, author, publication date, source, cost, and a summary with critical comments...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Community Services; Delivery Systems; Normalization (Handicapped); Severe Disabilities
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED294072: Crime Prevention Services for Youth. - ERIC
The purpose of this guide is to identify the various opportunities available in most communities for delivering crime prevention services to youth so that they will be better prepared to reduce their vulnerability to crime, while enhancing their involvement in prevention efforts. It also serves to outline the benefits of programming with youth; the opportunities to use youth as volunteers; program strategies; and national, state, and local resources that are readily available at little or no cos...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Crime Prevention; Delinquency; Delivery Systems; Marketing; Youth Problems; Youth Programs
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED290689: Celebrate the Constitution: A Guide for Public Programs in the Humanities, 1987-1991. - ERIC
With the Bicentennial Bookshelf as a foundation stone, communities will be able to stimulate public discourse on the meaning of constitutionalism in the United States through the use of this guide. Guidelines and model programs are provided for initiating reading and discussion programs, conferences, lectures series, and seminars and institutes. Three approaches to reading-discussion groups are described: (1) the participant-led approach; (2) the Socratic approach; and (3) the debate-discussion ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Programs; Citizen Participation; Community Involvement; Community Programs; Constitutional History; Constitutional Law
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED298403: The Market for Community Services for Older People. - ERIC
The Supportive Services Program for Older Persons is designed to demonstrate that a private market for home and community-based health related services can be developed in response to the demand expressed by older people and their families. The objective of the program is to expand the service options available to older people by letting market forces determine what services are needed. Currently, services available to the elderly are based upon what reimbursement programs will cover, rather tha...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Home Programs; Housing; Medical Services; Older Adults; Private Agencies
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED260551: Confessions of a Community Placement Optimist. - ERIC
This paper offers reflections from the author's experience with community placement for developmentally disabled persons, specifically addressing practical and philosophical issues. Drawn from the author's personal involvement with the Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORE) in Michigan, this document notes nine illustrations of progress from 1969-1984. It is suggested that staff at MORE are helped to acquire a sense of urgency, a sense of ownership for solving the problem, commitment to action on...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Developmental Disabilities; Normalization (Handicapped); Personal Narratives; Placement; Social Attitudes; Staff Role
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED333037: The Evaluation Center Cube: A Classification Tool. - ERIC
An evaluation tool, the Evaluation Center Cube (ECC), is presented as a vehicle for establishing an analytic framework and uniting evaluation strategies. The ECC was developed in response to the Kellogg Foundation's need to categorize community-initiated funding proposals. As a classification tool, it facilitates proposal analysis and is comprehensive in encompassing the array of what normally would be windows of opportunity for interventions to benefit youth...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Community Programs; Early Intervention; Evaluation Methods; Models; Program Evaluation; Research Methodology
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED319138: Community Service: Learning by Doing. A Statement of the Council of Chief State School Officers. - ERIC
This pamphlet describes the functions of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and outlines principles and strategies for school-based community service programs that the CCSSO endorses. Essentially the CCSSO forms coalitions with many other educational organizations and is able to provide leadership for a variety of policy concerns that affect elementary and secondary education. Underlying the CCSSO's efforts is its commitment to network for equity in education for minorities, wome...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Services; Elementary Secondary Education; School Community Programs; School Community Relationship; Service Learning
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED248237: Evaluation of Programs for the Promotion of Physical Fitness and Exercise. Final Summative Report. Report No. 12. - ERIC
This report describes the history and content of a 4-year research effort on the status of programs for promoting physical fitness and exercise. Two phases of the research work are covered. Discussion on Phase One, initial assessment and design, includes: (1) identification of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports programs; (2) assessment of program operations; (3) literature review and synthesis; and (4) evaluation methodologies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Athletics; Community Programs; Exercise; Federal Programs; Needs Assessment; Physical Fitness; Program Development; Program Evaluation
[texts]ERIC ED249691: Stability of Residential Facilities for Mentally Retarded People: 1977-1982. Brief #22. - ERIC
Residential facilities for mentally retarded people surveyed in a national study in 1977 were re-contacted in a 1982 replication of the earlier survey. Among facilities surveyed in 1977, 61.6% were found to still be open at the same address in 1982 (did not close, move, or stop serving mentally retarded clients). Stability rates varied considerably among states, types of facilities and sizes of facilities...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Followup Studies; Mental Retardation; National Surveys; Residential Institutions; Residential Programs
[texts]ERIC ED337949: Making Friends: Developing Relationships between People with Disabilities and Other Members of the Community. - ERIC
This monograph presents principles and insights drawn from interviews and scholarly sources on the development of friendships between persons with disabilities and the nondisabled. Vignettes at the end of each chapter illustrate the chapter's principles. The first chapter looks at why friends are important and discusses intimacy and affection, feeling valued, companionship, taking risks, breaking away from services, support and advocacy, and friendship's contribution to a normal life...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advocacy; Community Programs; Disabilities; Friendship; Interpersonal Relationship; Normalization (Handicapped); Program Development
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED231157: A Report on the Availability of Group Homes for Persons with Mental Retardation in the United States. - ERIC
A telephone survey of each state's mental retardation/developmental disabilities agency was conducted to determine the national availability of group home type community residential programs. Results revealed a large group home population--at least 68,000 noninstitutional beds (including specially licensed family care and independent apartments) specifically for people with mental retardation. Data compared with 1977 findings revealed a growth rate of 183 percent in the number of group homes for...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled); Developmental Disabilities; Group Homes; Mental Retardation; National Surveys
[texts]ERIC ED387713: PayBack. I-77. - ERIC
PayBack is a community service/restitution program that provides juvenile offenders an opportunity to be accountable for their delinquent behavior. The process required the delinquent to "pay back" the victim of an illegal act by the delinquent working with a designated business. This document outlines the PayBack program and discusses the program's effect on the following issues: (1) community betterment; (2) community partnership; (3) community support; (4) community visibility; (5) community ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Community Programs; Community Services; Delinquency; Employment; Job Skills; Responsibility; Youth
Downloads: 6
[texts]CSAP Teen Drinking Prevention Program: Guide to Program Materials - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

Keywords: ALCOHOL ABUSE; ALCOHOL; ADOLESCENTS; ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION; HEALTH PROMOTION; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
Downloads: 45
[texts]When Teens Have Sex: Issues and Trends

Keywords: SEXUAL BEHAVIOR; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; ADOLESCENTS; ADOLESCENT HEALTH; STATISTICAL DATA; ABORTION; PREGNANCY
Downloads: 37
[texts]CSAP Teen Drinking Prevention Program: Community Action Guide - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Keywords: PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; NEEDS ASSESSMENT; MASS MEDIA; SUBSTANCE ABUSE; ADOLESCENTS; ALCOHOL ABUSE; PROGRAM EVALUATION
Downloads: 42
[texts]ERIC ED341922: Adolescent Drug Use Prevention: Common Features of Promising Community Programs. Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Select Education, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives. - ERIC
The importance of identifying effective drug abuse prevention strategies is clear not only from the increasing federal expenses, but also from the costs to individuals and families, and the overall damage to U.S. productivity and competitiveness caused by drug use. This report is about comprehensive community-based approaches to drug abuse prevention for youth. Site visits were conducted at 10 of the most promising programs, and survey questionnaire were received from 138 promising programs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Community Programs; Drug Abuse; Prevention; Program Effectiveness; Substance Abuse
Downloads: 8
[texts]HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB among Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Guide to Selected Resources - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Prevention Information Network

Keywords: HIV INFECTION; INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES; INFORMATION RESOURCES; FUNDING SOURCES; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; AIDS; GAYS
Downloads: 56
[texts]Native Americans and HIV/AIDS: A Guide to Selected Resources

Keywords: HIV INFECTION; INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES; INFORMATION RESOURCES; HISPANICS; FUNDING SOURCES; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; AIDS
Downloads: 14
[texts]ERIC ED258408: Sexual Exploitation: What Parents of Handicapped Persons Should Know. - ERIC
Directed toward parents of handicapped children, this brochure defines five major categories of sexual exploitation under Washington State laws: rape, attempted rape, incest, indecent liberties, and statutory rape. Changes in child behavior that may signal victimization are discussed, as well as immediate and long-term action that parents can take. Specific services of the Seattle Rape Relief Developmental Disabilities Project available for victims in the Seattle, Washington area are described...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Community Programs; Disabilities; Outreach Programs; Parent Role; Sexual Abuse
Downloads: 2
[texts]HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB among Women: A Guide to Selected Resources - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Prevention Information Network

Keywords: HIV INFECTION; INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES; INFORMATION RESOURCES; FUNDING SOURCES; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; AIDS; SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Downloads: 65
[texts]ERIC ED256985: From Theory to Practice: Delinquency Prevention; Alternatives to the Juvenile Justice System; Improving the Juvenile Justice System. - ERIC
This book presents three monographs written by the Formula Grants and Technical Assistance Division of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in its efforts to assist in the development and implementation of programs to reduce juvenile crime. The book is intended to offer the practitioner a summary of theory and research in juvenile justice, to help clarify funding policies for state and local agencies seeking funding, and to provide OJJDP administrators with criteria ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Community Programs; Delinquency Causes; Delinquency Prevention; Federal Aid; Program Development; Technical Assistance
Downloads: 1
[texts]CSAP Substance Abuse Resource Guide: Youth in Low-Income Environments - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

Keywords: SUBSTANCE ABUSE; ALCOHOL ABUSE; DRUG ABUSE; ADOLESCENTS; COMMUNITY PROGRAMS; HISPANICS; AFRICAN AMERICANS; INFORMATION RESOURCES; INTERNET
Downloads: 82
[texts]ERIC ED224269: Stewardship: Training the Gifted as Community Mentors. Programming for the Gifted Series. - ERIC
The author describes the Mentor Academy Program (MAP) a skill-based model for training gifted high school students as mentors and thereby becoming leaders in processing information and networkers creating and sharing information. Chapter 1 offers historical and philosophical, gifted education, and high school perspectives to stewardship (the dual responsibility to self and others to realize potential)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Enrichment; Gifted; High Schools; Mentors; Microcomputers; Program Descriptions; Program Development
[texts]ERIC ED385253: Community-Based Organizations and the Delivery of Lifelong Learning Opportunities. - ERIC
A framework for conceptualizing community-based education and lifelong learning is presented and examined. The connection between community-based education and lifelong learning is made, as well as recommendations for research that require attention if this connection is to become a reality. The paper begins by defining community, community-based education, and lifelong learning and education. Lifelong learning is examined in terms of dimensions and psychological aspects...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Characteristics; Community Cooperation; Community Education; Community Programs; Lifelong Learning; Nonformal Education; Research Needs
Downloads: 9
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